Massachusetts anti-opioid law bans manufacturer copay assistance

On Thursday, August 9, 2018, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) signed H.4742, "An Act for prevention and access to appropriate care and treatment of addiction," which takes effect immediately.

The new law includes various measures aiming to combat opioid use disorder, and notably forbids manufacturers of Schedule II opioid products from offering assistance with insurance copayments or any other discount, rebate, or other reduction in a patient’s out-of-pocket expenses for such drugs.

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